Andrew McGibbon is a comedy writer, performer and producer who has written and directed shows for Harry Shearer (The Simpsons, Spinal Tap), Sheridan Smith (Mrs Biggs, Gavin and Stacey), Tony Gardner (Fresh Meat) Mark Heap (Spaced, Green Wing) Rory Bremner, John Bird, Bob Monkhouse, Ian McDiarmid, John Sessions, Sally Phillips, Phil Cornwell, John Culshaw, Fiona Allen, Debra Stephenson, David Nobbs, Martin Trenaman and many others.
He also works as a drummer under the name Andrew Paresi and has recorded albums with Morrissey (Viva Hate, Bona Drag, Kill Uncle), Peter Gabriel (Peace Together), My Bloody Valentine (Glider), Bucks Fizz (New Beginnings), Classix Nouveaux, Nanci Griffiths, Sandie Shaw (Hello Angel), Suggs and Chrissie Hynde.
Andrew set up Curtains For Radio as well as Curtains For Pictures to develop cultish but mainstream leaning programmes and films with the accent on surprising, enlightening and original content.
Nick Romero is a comedy writer and producer. He has worked as a writer on many TV and radio programmes including The Now Show, Weekending, and World of Pub. He was also one half of Dan and Nick a comedy duo who enjoyed two series on Radio 4. Nick wrote with Andrew a musical starring Suggs, Bob Monkhouse and Bill Nighy called “I Think I’ve Got A Problem” about a man who finds a jazz band living in his head. He has produced many shows for Curtains For Radio including the I Was… series, A Cymbal Tale and A Waste of Space.
Jonathan is an Sony Gold winning independent producer, executive producer and writer. He is a regular writer on Never Mind The Buzzcocks and has produced a string of documentaries for BBC 2 and Channel 4. Credited with bringing cutting edge comedy to daytime BBC Radio 1 he has since produced a number of comedy, drama and factual programmes for network radio including the critically acclaimed “Bomber” on BBC Radio 2 and “The Cruel Sea” on BBC Radio 4. He is currently writing and producing “Tommies” for Radio 4.
David is one of the UK’s most talented and prodigious comedy writers. He is also arguably one of the funniest. As well as writing additional material for “Wheeler’s Fortune”, “Wheeler’s Wonder” and “Not Today, Thank You”, David presented “Reality is an Illusion…” for Curtains For Radio. His writing credits include, “On the Hour”, “The Day Today”, “Brass Eye”, “Smack The Pony”,”The Peter Serafinovitz Show” and “The Thick of it” and most recently the HBO comedy “Veep” to name many.
Louise Morris is a freelance radio and TV Producer and journalist with a specialism in current affairs, Latin America, women’s rights and alternative activism. She co-produced A Waste of Space and I Was Philip K Dick’s Reluctant Host for BBC Radio 4, Feb 2017 and is currently working on a three part series on Latin American protest art for Radio 4 in September 2017 entitled, “A Call to Art”. Louise was a producer and assistant producer on The Wright Stuff, for Channel 5. She was a Researcher on the BBC 3 Stacey Dooley Investigates: Honduras The Worst Place in the World to be a Woman for Watershed TV. Louise has written for publications including The Wire and Delayed Gratification.